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Citizens in Port Au Prince Fight Back Against Haitian Gang Members

Street in Port au Prince
A view down a busy street in Port au Prince, Haiti.


What is going on in Haiti?


Multiple gang members have been killed by residents in the Caribbean country.
Reportedly people have taken it upon themselves to take action against gang members who have taken over.
The Associated Press, says last week thirteen alleged gang members were killed by people in Port au Prince. The gang members were stoned and beaten to death then set afire.
According to BBC News, that same day in a separate incident, police killed 6 other gang members after a gun battle, raising the total to 70 people who have been killed from April 14th to April 19th.